1 To begin, I draw a sideways S for the cat’s gesture line, using a tighter curl for the tail. Then I establish the basic shapes using a circle for the head and ovals for the chest, body, and haunches. To create guidelines for the cat’s features, I center a cross over the face and add two dashes to indicate the position of the mouth and nose.


2 Now I draw a smaller oval over the cat’s stomach, blocking in the bulging fur of its underbelly. Then I create the full outline of the cat’s body, adding its four legs. Next I draw the triangular ...

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